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        Gelungener Versuch einer Nasenbildung aus einem völlig getrennten Hautstück aus dem Beine (pp.569-582).

      . Journ. Chir. Augenh., 4/4. - Hrsg. v. Graefe & Walther. - Berlin, im Verlag von G. Reimer, 1823, pp.569-767, 1 gefalt. Kupfertafeln, feiner Pappband.. FIRST FREE SKIN TRANSPLANTATION. - FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. - ERSTE AUSGABE. Im Jahre 1818 führte Bünger die erfolgreiche Transplantation eines freien Hautlappens vom Oberschenkel zum Nasenersatz durch. Die Anregungen zu seinem Vorgehen hatte Bünger aus Nachrichten von jenem indischen Verfahren der freien Hautverpflanzug gewonnnen. Bünger verwendete einen freien Lappen vom Oberschenkel, von dem er "über die Hälfte der Dicke von der zu starken Fetthaut wegzunehmen für nöthig fand". Der Bünger'sche Lappen enthält also Oberhaut, Lederhaut und einen Teil des Unterhautfettgewebes. Der Lappen heilt bis auf den unteren Teil, aus dem Nasenspitze, Septum und Flügel entstehen sollten, gut an und vereinigt sich später mit gestielten Lappen vom Arm und Wange, die den letzten Defekt schließen. - Diese durch den Marburger Anatomen u. Chirurgen erfolgte Anwendung einer freien Hauttransplantation bei einem Lupus der Nase war von epochemachender Bedeutung für die weitere Entwicklung der plastischen Chirurgie. - - The first successful modern attempt at free skin transplantation. He used the method to restore the nose of a woman who had suffered for fifteen years from a skin eruption that caused the loss of here nose and affected other areas of the face so that a forehead or cheek graft was inadvisable. Christian Heinrich Bünger (1782-1842) chose as a donar site the superior lateral surface of the upper thigh, taking an oval piece of skin four by three inches which he trimmed to shape and applied to the freshened nasal region one and a half hour after removal, a delay caused by attempts to stanch excessive bleeding in the freshened area. The graft was partially successful and a year later other procedures, carried out on the upper lip and nose with a flap from the arm, successfully brought further improvement of appearance. - Gnudi & Webster. - Bünger's account appeared in the literature as an isolated case report, but it forms a tangible link in the historical chain of plastic, surgery. - Gnudi-Webster, 328; Wallace, Progress of Plastic Surgery, 134-35; Mc Dowell, Source Book of Plastic Surgery, 108-112; Mc Dowell, Zeis Index 1/ P.94 + No. 729; Zeis, Literatur... No.664 + p. 220; Marchand, Wundheilung.., p.394-395; Joseph, Nasenplastik, p.494; Wittmoser, Reverdin Plastik, 2; H.J. Klasen, Hist. of Free Skin Grafting, pp.1-7.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        Panorama-Ansicht Rigi Berg. Mit vier Teilansichten im Oval., Kolorierte Lithographie.

      1823 - Panorama-Ansicht als Zirkumpolare-Rundkarte. Jeweils in den Ecken mit Ansichten bzw. Teilkarte: "Aussicht von der Staffel nach dem Kulm", "Rigi-Kulm Haus", "Karte des vier Waldstätter See`s W.", "Rigi-Berg von der nordwest Seite gezeichnet". - Heinrich Keller illustrierte die grandiose Aussicht ab 1804 in variirenden Motiven und stellte die Fernsicht von der Rigi auch als Zirkumpolare-Rundkarte oder Horizontalpanorama dar. - Vertikale Mittelfalte. Stockfleckig, im Rand etwas stärker. Mehrere Randeinrissen. Eine Knickspur im rechten Rand. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 50 cm (Durchmesser). Papier: 54 x 60 cm.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        COLLEZIONE DELLE PIU' INTERESSANTI VEDUTE E MONUMENTI DELLA CITTA' DI PISA. Disegnate dal vero da Giuseppe Rossi ed incise all'acquarello da Angiolo Cappiardi, con illustrazione.

      Presso Gaetano Calamandrei 1823 Prima edizione, dedicata dall'Editore a Carlo Lasinio. Cm.32x22. Pg.68 complessive. Sobria legatura moderna in mz.pergamena con titoli e filetti in oro al dorso e piatti marmorizzati. Minime fioriture. Un bell'album che raccoglie 16 tavole nitidamente incise all'acquaforte. Le tavole raffigurano altrettante vedute della città di Pisa: Duomo, Interno del Duomo, Camposanto, Battistero di San Giovanni, Campanile, Piazza dei Cavalieri moderna, Piazza dei Cavalieri antica, Piazza e Chiesa di Santa Caterina, Veduta del Lungarno dalla parte di Tramontana, Ponte di Mezzo e Fabbriche annesse, Piazza dell'Erba e Chiesa di San Pierino, Ponte alla Fortezza e Palazzo Scotto, Chiesa della Spina, Arsenali mediceo e repubblicano, Ponte a Mare, sostegno e Chiesa di San Paolo, Ponte a Mare di fuori alla Porta che conduce a Livorno. Ad ogni tavola è abbinata una piccola descrizione esplicativa. Assai rara raccolta, originale e completa, in eccellenti condizioni di conservazione.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Pera]
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        Der heilige Abt Antonius bei der Leiche des heiligen Eremiten Paulus von Theben

      um 1823 um 1823. Bleistift auf Papier, 38,5 x 29,8 cm. Provenienz: Sammlung Prinz Johann Georg von Sachsen (Lugt 4484). Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Die Begegnung der beiden ersten christlichen Eremiten Antonius Abbas und Paulus von Theben ist in der bildenden Kunst häufig dargestellt worden. Nicht nur auf dem Isenheimer Altar erscheint sie, sondern auch bei Dürer und vielen anderen. Besonders jene Szene, in der ein Rabe Paulus und seinem Gast einen ganzen Laib Brot zum Verzehr bringt. Josef von Führich wählte für das vorliegende Blatt allerdings die selten dargestellte Beerdigung des Paulus. Dieser spürte seinen kurz bevorstehenden Tod und bat Antonius, ihm den Mantel des heiligen Athanasius für die Beerdigung zu bringen. Noch auf dem Weg zu seiner eigenen Höhle erschien ihm der Geist des Paulus und als er zurückgekehrt war, fand er ihn kniend und mit zum Gebet erhobenen Händen. Da ihm für das Ausheben eines Grabes die Werkzeuge fehlten, näherten sich zwei Löwen und scharrten für ihn eine Grube. Eben jenen Moment verbildlicht Führich. In klaren Linien und mit prägnantem Faltenwurf zeigt er den niedergesunkenen Leichnam, der von Antonius' Knie gestützt wird, einer Beweinung Christi nicht unähnlich. So scharf umrissen und monumental erstarrt die beiden Heiligen sind, so diffus und wild sind die landschaftliche Umgebung und die beiden Löwen gezeigt. Alles konzentriert sich auf die Trauerszene, der Rest wirkt wie ein im Unscharfen verharrendes Beiwerk. Diese Fokussierung ist von besonderem Interesse, greift sie doch eine Tendenz der religiösen Historienmalerei auf, die in Overbeck ihren Gipfel erreicht hat. Nicht die Handlung steht im Vordergrund, sondern die Reflexion. Jegliche Aktivität wird in der abgetrennten und in sich festgezurrten Form der Heiligen stillgestellt. Im Vergleich mit einem der wenigen historischen Darstellungen der Szene wird dies besonders deutlich: Diego Velazquez hat sie in seiner Version gänzlich in den Hintergrund gedrückt und stattdessen die Ankunft des Raben fokussiert, wie die meisten anderen Künstler auch (Vgl.-Abb. 5)3. Hier lassen sich Handlung, Dynamik und Affekt vortrefflich darstellen. Doch Führich rückt die Kontemplation, das Einfühlen in den Vordergrund. Auch inhaltlich gibt er dies vor, wenn er Antonius in eben jener Stellung (kniend und mit erhobenen Händen) zeigt, in der er Paulus vorgefunden haben soll. Der Übergang der andächtigen Hingabe von Paulus auf Antonius soll Anleitung für den Betrachter sein, diesen Schritt ebenfalls nachzuverfolgen. Mit diesem Fokus auf die reflexive Leistung des Betrachters tritt die Verifikation der Szene durch genaue Naturnachahmung in den Hintergrund. Die Form richtet sich nach den Möglichkeiten der Einfühlung und wird dadurch auf klare Strukturen ohne Affekt und Handlungsklimax zurückgeführt. Führich stand mit dieser weniger an ästhetischer als an emotionaler Reinheit orientierten Linie im starken Gegensatz zu den akademischen Strömungen seiner Zeit in Wien. Erst die Begegnung mit dem Werk Dürers offenbarte ihm eine "Form, hervorgegangen aus der tiefen Erkenntnis ihrer Bedeutung"4, wie er in seinen Lebenserinnerungen schreibt. Es ist eben jene zur contemplatio anregende Reinheit der Form, die Führich in diesem frühen Blatt praktiziert, das noch vor seiner Begegnung mit Overbeck entstand. Es zeigt bereits, wie meisterhaft er es verstand, den Bleistift für diese Zwecke zu verwenden.

      [Bookseller: H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel e.K.]
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        A View Of The Past And Present State Of The Island Of Jamaica; With Remarks On The Moral And Physical Condition Of The Slaves, And On The Abolition Of Slavery In The Colonies.

      Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, And G. & W.B.Whittaker, London, 1823. - 8vo. pp. 1 p.l., [v]-xiii, [1 leaf], 363, [1]. lacking half-title? modern half calf (hint of foxing to outer leaves). Second Revised and Enlarged UK Edition of a work previously published anonymously under the title An Account of Jamaica and its Inhabitants. By a Gentleman Long Resident in the West Indies (London: 1808), although no mention of this is made on the title or in the preface and Sabin does not make the connection. Stewart provides a general overview of the island, with interesting remarks on agriculture, trade, government and laws, naval and military establishments, white inhabitants, social classes and professions, education, the maroons, condition and treatment of the slaves, their religion and amusements, and the diseases to which they are subject. Appended are two further essays, the first on the various means proposed of improving the minds and increasing the comforts of the slaves and on the abolition of slavery in the colonies, the second on the epidemic which broke out among the troops stationed in Jamaica in 1819. Cundall 285. Sabin 91692. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
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        A History of Ten Baptist Churches, of which the Author has been Alternately a Member: as Which will be Seen Something of a Journal, of the Author's Life, for more than Fifty Years

      Frankfort, KY: J. F. Holeman, 1823. First Edition. Leather. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Complete: 2 blank pages, [i] title page, [ii] blank page, [iii]-iv author's preface, [5]-300 text pages, 2 blank pages. Sound binding, lightly sprung. Hinges starting. Pages clean but toned; some wear to edges. One signature stands slightly proud. Faint damp stain to last 25 leaves. Minor cover wear, mostly at spine ends. John Taylor was a very successful pioneer Baptist preacher who travelled and preached extensively in the early American west. This history provides an impressive and important description of religious life in the frontier of Virginia and Kentucky. See the Concise Dictionary of American Biography and James R. Duvall's John Taylor: Frontier Baptist Preacher. See also Sabin 94482 and Howes T58. Coleman's Bibliography of Kentucky History identifies the title as "rare." WorldCat locates several at institutions, but as of 2014 no auctions for the first edition are on file at ABPC and AmericanaExchange.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        La morale et la politique d'Aristote, traduites du grec, par M. Thurot. 2 vols.

      . Paris: Firmin Didot 1823-24. With 2 engraved frontisp. [2], LXXXIV + 500 + [2], LXXIX + 553 pp. Contemporary half calf..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Compendio de obstetricia.

      Lisbon, Nova Impressão da Viuva Neves e Filhos, 1823. - (1 l.), iv pp., (1 blank l.), 144 pp., (3 ll. tables, 1 of which is folding). 4°, contemporary tree calf (minor wear), spine gilt, edges sprinkled blue. Crisp and clean, but the tables at pp. 45 and 109 (much larger than the text block) are cropped, with loss of a several letters of text on each of 5 lines on p. 45, and 4-5 letters of text on a dozen lines on p. 109. Overall very good. ---- FIRST EDITION, not to be confused with Rocha de Mazarem's later @Compilação de doutrinas obstetricas em forma de compendio, Lisbon 1833--although, like the @Compilacão, the @Compendio was intended as a handbook for students of obstetrics. The author, who acknowledges his debt to such figures as Baudeloque, Gardien, Capuron, Maygrier and Chaussier (p. iii), covers conception and pregnancy, but most of the book (pp. 43-136) is devoted to an exhaustive discussion of normal and abnormal births. The tables at pp. 45, 61, and 109 classify births according to the orientation of the fetus.Rocha Mazarem (1775-1849), a native of Chaves, accompanied the royal family to Brazil in 1807, as surgeon on the @Principe Real. In 1822 he returned to Lisbon, and when this work was published, was teaching obstetrics at the Hospital Nacional e Real de São José. From its foundation in 1825 until his death, he was professor of obstetrics at the Escola Medico-Cirurgica de Lisboa.---- Not in Innocêncio; on the author, see IV, 150 and XII, 139. Pires de Lima, @Catálogo da Bibliotheca da Escola Médico-Cirurgica do Porto 2677. Not in Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, @Catálogo da colecção portuguesa; see II, 275. Ferreira de Mira, @História da medicina portuguesa pp. 277, 281, 286, 327, 350, 385, 421, 485. Not located in NUC. Hollis lists a copy at the Countway, with only 1 p.l., iv, 144 pp., table. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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        BIBLIOTHECA HIBERNICANA

      Printed by W. Fold and Son, Dublin 1823 - 8vo. original boards. (iv), v, (iii), 51+(1) pages. or a Descriptive Catalogue of a Select Irish Library, Collected for the Right Hon. Robert Peel. Limited to only fifty copies. An annotated catalogue of 125 books relating to Ireland printed from 1584 to 1820 under the broad headings of Antiquities, History, Biography, Topography, Statistical Surveys, Tourists, and Finance. Inscribed by the author on the half-title to the legal writer and antiquary Henry Joseph Monck Mason Esq., dated December 1825. Boards soiled and worn, back strip chipped and worn away, missing portion at heel. Bookplate on front pastedown, small institutional release stamp on title page (both Long Island Historical Society). Occasional finger soiling. Marginal damp stain toward the end. Second front blank has short tear with no loss. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der Luftschwimmkunst, von 1783 bis zu den Wendelsteiner Fallversuchen.

      August Wilhelm Zacharia, 1823... EA. Kl8°. XVI u. 199 S. Seiten stockfleckig. Einfacher Umschlag, Titelseite m. Feuchtigkeitsrand, einige Seiten vereinzelt stockfleckig, sonst gutes Exemplar..

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        THE STATUTES AT LARGE: BEING A COLLECTION OF ALL THE LAWS OF VIRGINIA FROM THE FIRST SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE IN THE YEAR 1619 (Volumes 1 - 13; Complete set)

      Full Leather. Very Good binding. Published by various hands: Volume I: Bartow in New York (1823); Volumes II-IV: Samuel Pleasant in Richmond (1810-1814); Volumes V-VII: W. W. Gray at the Franklin Press in Richmond (1819-1820); Volume VIII-XII: C. & G. Cochran in Richmond (1821-1823); and Volume XIII: Thomas Desilver in Philadelphia (1823). All are full bound in sheep with morocco title and volume labels, generally uniformly bound, with some minor variation in the labels. The number label of Volume 2 has been removed from an odd volume, and altered to read "2" -- it matches the other labels. Volume 7 has some loss to the leading edge of the text block (probably from vermin) not affecting any text. The official catalogue of the laws of Virginia. For over a century and a half, in the colony of Virginia and then in the Commonwealth, no official effort was made to preserve a formal record of the laws passed by the General Assembly. To remedy the obvious problems which resulted--lawyers and courts were far from uniform in their application of the law--the General Assembly, 1n 1795, authorized the publication of laws passed from the earliest days of the Colony, and then the Commonwealth. It was not until 1808 that the projects was actually undertaken, and William Waller Hening was placed in charge. The 13 volumes were published in the 'teens and the twenties. Hening relied heavily on Thomas Jefferson's collection of the laws, and Jefferson penned the Preface to Volume 1. Jefferson provided Hening with a promotional letters to help him increase subscriptions to the work in which he states, "The compilation appears to be correctly & judiciously made, and gives us exactly what I had so long cosnidered as a desideratum for our country." The first 7 volumes have the name label of one "William W. Boyd", presumbably a Virginia lawyer; interestingly, the last 6 volumes have the bookplate of Mary Johnston, the Virginia novelist. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Quodlibet über einer Manuskript - Karte nach Lotter,.

      . kol. Federzeichnung, laviert, dat. 1823, 31 x 40. Kuriosum ! Ein unbekannter Künstler schuf dieses Quodlibet als Erinnerungsblatt für seinen "Freund und Schwager Kram ( .. ) 1823". Er kopierte die Peloponneskarte aus dem Lotter Verlag und zeichnete darüber das "Quodlibet" aus Spielkarten, geographischen Ansichten ( u.a. Memel, Hanau, Noten usw.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Geschichte der Luftschwimmkunst, von 1783 bis zu den Wendelsteiner Fallversuchen.

      Leipzig, Cnobloch 1823.. Tit., XVIII, SS. (3)-199. Marmorierter Pappband d. Zt. mit rotem Rückenschild.. Brug 187 (falsch "1828"); Liebmann/W. 654; v. Sigmundt/N. 296; nicht bei Darmon, Gilhofer u. Maggs. - *Sehr selten.* - "Der Verfasser (1769-1823), welcher verschiedene Lehrer- und Hofmeisterstellen bekleidete, befaßte sich eingehend mit Aeronautik, wobei er z. Tl. ganz moderne Gedanken entwickelte u. erfolgreiche Versuche, auch mit Fallschirmen, anstellte" (Gilhofer 90). "Von seinen litterarischen Arbeiten auf diesem Gebiet ist dann noch seine [vorliegende] letzte Schrift besonders bemerkenswerth..., in der er eine ausführliche historische Uebersicht der Leistungen auf diesem Gebiet dem Publicum vor Augen führte" (ADB XLIV, 616). Posthum hrsg. v. C. C. G. Keßler. Zachariä gilt übrigens auch als Erfinder des Papierfliegers! - Etwas braunfleckig, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        The Civil and Political History of the State of Tennessee, from its Earliest Settlement up to the Year 1796; including the Boundaries of the State.

      - Heiskell & Brown, Knoxville 1823. 8vo, 504pp. Text block quite uniformly foxed. Orig. full calf, red title label, gilt rules & title, front board detached. Ffep partially lacking. All edges yellow, as issued. A chronological account, quite specific about locations of fights with the Indians, which (white) men died. Daniel Boone mentioned. OCLC 5884738. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Die Geisterbeschwörer im neunzehnten Jahrhundert oder die Folgen des Glaubens an Magie aus Untersuchungs-Acten dargestellt.

      Neustadt a.d. Orla, Wagner, (1823).. Mit 7 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. VIII, 264 S. HLwd. d. Zt.. Erste Ausgabe des Berichts des Kriminalgerichts-Assessors Bischoff über den Aberglauben, bes. im Voigtland. - Rosenthal 1833: "Wichtige und interessante criminalistische Schrift über die Wirkungen des in ländlichen Kreises verbreiteten Glaubens an Geisterbeschwörungen. S. 250-264 belangreiches Literaturverzeichnis." - Einband lichtrandig, berieben und etwas bestoßen. Gering gebräunt, Tafeln stellenw. minimal fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        The Social Day: A Poem, in Four Cantos

      London: Printed by J.(ames) Moyes, Greville Street for James Carpenter & Son, Old Bond Street; and R. Ackermann, Strand, 1823 - The plate on page 288, "Silent the guest surveyed the crowd", engraved by Charles Warren, the leading protagonist of steel-engraving at this time, is dated 1822, and has traditionally been considered to be the first steel- engraved book illustration. Basil Hunnisett, in Steel Engraved Book Illustrations in England, expresses doubts as to whether it actually was engraved on steel, suggesting that the first may be Warren's engraving of Adam and Eve for an 1822 edition of Paradise Lost. Whatever the case may be, Coxe's poem - a paean to the pleasures of rural pastimes, especially sporting amusements - is beautifully illustrated in this sumptous Ackermann production. Berry and Poole, in Annals of Printing, dates the first steel engravings at 1823, but does not cite a specific book. The book has an illustration by Constable, one of the first artists lending their work to this new media. A note at the front of the book and on the list of subscribers identifies this as Scottish artist David Wilkie's copy. He painted the scene after which the plate at page 288 was engraved First Edition, Large Paper copy. 4to (11 x 7-1/2 inches). Engraved title, portrait, and 30 engraved plates with India proofs before letters tipped in. xvi, [16], 354, [4] pp. Bound in full purple morocco by Zaehnsdorf in an EXHIBITION BINDING with gilt stamp on back pastedown, original paper label tipped in at back, with price for Large Paper Copies stated as "£4. 4." and also marked "Subscriber's Copy." Open-faced purple morocco slipcase. Hunnisett, Dictionary of British Steel Engravers, p. 138 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        USOS, COSTUMBRES, Y DERECHOS IMPRESCRIPTIBLES DEL PUEBLO, SOBERANO POR EXCELENCIA, por un humilde vasallo suyo.

      Imp. de Núñez. Madrid, 1823 - . 14 cm. 32 pág. señal de óxido. [Sigue: ] TRAMAS, CONSPIRACIONES Y TRAICIONES DE LOS HERMANO MASONES, o reflexiones sobre los asombrosos triunfos de Bonaparte en Europa, y manifestación de sus verdaderas causas. Por una militar enemigo de la Secta. Imp. de Lopez. Valencia, 1823. 44 pág., 1 h. [Sigue: ] EL AMOLADOR. Nums. 1-3. Imp. Miguel Domingo. Valencia, 1822. 3 numeros de 16 pág. cada uno (todo lo publicado). [Sigue: ] EL INMORTAL ELÍO ELOGIADO EN SUS PROEZAS, llorado en su muerte, y engrandecido en el triunfo de sus cenizas. Poema lírico dicidido en tres cantos. Por F.M.B.O. Imp. manuel Lopez. Valencia, 1824. 43 pág. [Sigue: ] INGRATITUDES DEL PUEBLO ESPAÑOL. Num. 1 (único publicado). Imp. Francisco Martinez Davila. Madrid, 1823. 1 h. 21 pág. [Sigue: ] SESIONES ATRASADAS DE CORTES, núm. 1 a 8 (a partir del 2.º se intitulan CONTINUAN LOS EXTRACTOS DE LAS SESIONES DE CORTES INTERCEPTADAS POR ESOS CAMINO. Imp. de Nuñez. madrid, 1823. De 16 pág. cada uno (el núm. 6 falto de la primera pág.). Enc. coetánea en plena piel, tejuelo. Història d'Espanya Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OBSERVATIONS UPON THE FLORIDAS

      New York: Published by E. Bliss & E. White, 1823.. 219pp., plus errata leaf. Half title. Half calf and marbled boards, leather label. Errata leaf lightly stained. Light, scattered foxing. A very good, wide- margined copy. One of two issues of the first edition, without apparent priority. The other issue numbers only 197 pages, and this longer issue seems to be the scarcer of the two. This is one of the first detailed accounts of Florida published in the United States after the acquisition of the territory from Spain the preceding year. Vignoles made several extensive trips in Florida, and describes the geography, climate, soil, Indian tribes, and British and Spanish settlements and activities. Also included is a printing of the Adams-Onìs Treaty by which the Floridas were sold to the United States. Vignoles produced a map of Florida as well, but it was sold separately from the book, and does not normally appear with it. HOWES V97, "aa." SERVIES 1179. SABIN 99608. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 14782. CLARK II:238.

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        The Fire-Eater

      London: John Anderson, Jun. Edinburgh, and Simpkin & Marshall, 1823. xi, 368p.17.5cm. First Edition. Rebound in modern half leather over marbled boards. Red title label with title in gilt. Five raised bands and six compartments with decorations in gilt. A few pages have been cleaned. A fine copy of a rare book.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Book.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, IOBA]
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        The Character of the Russians, and a Detailed History of Moscow. With a dissertation on the Russian language, and an appendix, containing tables, political, statistical, and historical; an account of the Imperial Agricultural Society of Moscow; a catalogue of plants found in and near Moscow; an essay on the origin and progress of architecture in Russia, &c. &c.

      London, Cadell, and Edinburgh, Blackwood, 1823.. 28, (2), CLIV, (2), 639pp. With 23 plates including 13 coloured aquatints, one uncoloured aquatint, 9 engraved plates (2 folding), 1 large fold. engraved plan, and 2 wood-engravings in text. Later dark red full morocco with 5 raised bands, gilt-stamped title to spine, richly gilt inner dentelles, watered silk endpapers, t.e.g. (signed: Zaehnsdorf, London).. First edition. - A richly illustrated account of the history and architecture of Moscow. It features delicate hand-colored aquatint views of the Kremlin by Edward Finden after Lavrof and a folding panorama (26 x 44 cm) which gives a "general front view" of the royal palace from the river Moskva. Lyall had practiced medicine there, and adds a catalogue of plants found in the vicinity of Moscow, an essay on Russian architecture and an account of the burning of Moscow by Napoleon in 1814. - Uncut. - 2 engraved exlibri to verso of first endpaper. - Excellent copy, clean and wide-margined, in a decorative binding.

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        1823 MEMOIRS OF THE HISTORY OF FRANCE DURING THE REIGN OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE 1ST EDITION 7VOL. SET 17 FOLDOUTS RIVIERE BOUND$

      MEMOIRS OF THE HISTORY OF FRANCE DURING THE REIGN OF NAPOLEON1823; Napoleon Bonaparte, General Gourgaud, Montholon; First Edition; London, Henry Colburn & Co.; Rebound Leather, Riviere & Son Bindery; Illustrated/Foldouts; Each About 400 Pages; w5.7"xh9.1"; Very Rare!!! Great For any Fan of the Famous Author or Collector.  Great Gift of Shelf Set; Complete in Seven Volumes; Memoirs in Four Volumes, Miscellanies in Three Volumes!!!Attributes:Seven Charming, sleek dark maroon cloth cover designs with leather bindings/corners, gold pinstriped borders, ornate gold bindings with Napoleonic Emblems, gold tops of pages, marble end pages, with Eight Great Foldout Maps, and Nine Excellent Foldout Facsimiles and a Great History Read!!!Background:Napoléon Bonaparte (born Napoleone di Buonaparte; 15 August 1769 ?" 5 May 1821) was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the latter stages of the French Revolution and its associated wars in Europe.As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from 1804 to 1814 and again in 1815. He implemented a wide array of liberal reforms across Europe, including the abolition of feudalism and the spread of religious toleration. His legal code in France, the Napoleonic Code, influenced numerous civil law jurisdictions worldwide. Napoleon is remembered for his role in leading France against a series of coalitions in the Napoleonic Wars. He won the large majority of his battles and seized control of most of continental Europe. Widely regarded as one of the greatest commanders in history, his campaigns are studied at military academies worldwide. He remains one of the most studied political and military leaders in all of history.Gaspard, Baron Gourgaud (September 14, 1783 ?" July 25, 1852), also known simply as Gaspard Gourgaud, was a French soldier, prominent in the Napoleonic wars.Charles Tristan, marquis de Montholon (July 21, 1783 - August 21, 1853 ) was a French general during the Napoleonic Wars. He chose to go into exile on Saint Helena with the ex-emperor after Napoleon's second abdication.Condition:Conditions are Very Good.  Small wear to wear to edges, little to front hinge surfaces of a couple, some light blemishing to a few pages/titles, some spotting to very edges, most pages/hinges/text blocks are very good for over 190 years old!!!

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        A COMPLETE SYSTEM OF STENOGRAPHY OR SHORT-HAND WRITING AND the Elementry Principles of Short Hand (Which Lists No Author)

      S. Green. Fair. 1823. Hardcover. These are two separate booklets on short hand being sold together. The FIRST BOOKLET is by J. Dodge, "A Complete System of Stenography or Short-Hand Writing", published in 1823. It has 32 pages plus a blank end sheets front and back. The pages are age toned. The title pages states "Containing Ten Copper-Plate Engravings", but I count only nine. There are plates III through X in the back, which are charts and samples of short-hand and a plate of a diagram between pages 6 and 7. The covers are heavily worn, covered in marbled paper, the spine is open and the back end sheet and cover detached. It is just under 8" tall. The SECOND BOOKLET lists no author except to say "An Eminent Short Hand-Writer" and it is entitled "The Elementary Principles of Short Hand, Exemplified in a Variety of Easy Lessons...." It was published in London by J. Owen in 1793. It consists of a total of 26 pages, although the last page says (16) and at the bottom it declares "FINIS". Owen in 1793. It consists of a total of 26 pages, although the last page says (16) and at the bottom it declares "FINIS". This booklet has no covers and the first two sheets are detached from the rest. There is age toning and foxing present. This booklet is 8" tall. This booklet also contains charts and examples of short hand. These two booklets came to me as a pair and I have decided to keep them together to sell as a pair. They have been placed in an archival mylar bag to prevent further deterioration. A Little Store that's BIG on Service. Free Delivery Confirmation on every package. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Gesta Caroli Magni ad Carcassonam et Naribonam

      Ex Typografia Magheri, Florentiae 1823 - Second edition. Contemporary half polished calf and marbled papercovered boards. Original extra-gilt spine laid down. Small chip on front fly, edgewear to the corners of the boards, a good copy. A pseudo-history of the life of Charlemagne and Roland, a 12th century chronicle of legendary material about Charlemagne's alleged conquest of Spain supposedly written by Charlemagne's contemporary Turpin, the Archbishop of Reims, but found out as a forgery in the Renaissance. The work was extremely popular, and served as a major source of material on Charlemagne in chronicles, fiction and iconography throughout Medieval Europe. Matthew Arnold's copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires du baron de Kolli et de la reine d'Etrurie.

      Paris, Michaud, 1823, - in-8, XI-324 pp., demi-basane fauve, dos lisse, orné (reliure de l'époque). Épidermures sur les coiffes, dos passé, coins usés, rares rousseurs.Tulard, 783. "Mémoires très suspects de cet aventurier piémontais mêlé à diverses intrigues autour de Ferdinand VII".

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        PLANCHES ANATOMIQUES DU CORPS HUMAIN EXECUTEES D?APRES LES DIMENSIONS NATURELLES. Accompagnées d?un texte explicatif par F. Antonmarchi, publiées par le Comte de Lasteyrie, éditeur.

      Impr. Lithogr. de Lasteyrie / de Brégaut (1823-1826). Questa straordinaria opera di anatomia è composta da: - un vol. di testo in folio (mm. 510x330), mz. pelle mod. con ang., dorso a cordoni con tit. oro: ?Explication des planches anatomiques du corps humain.. par le Docteur F. Antonmarchi?, pp. (6),VII, V - VIII,288. - un raccolta di tavole in folio max. (mm. 635x410) contenuta in un solido astuccio (spacchi ai bordi) in mz. pelle mod. con legacci, dorso a cordoni con tit. oro. Come da dettagliata descriz. nel vol. di testo, le tavole - tutte a doppia pag. - sono così ripartite: 48 sono in chiaroscuro e 35 sono ripetute al tratto, ciasc. con una o più figure, disegnate da Pedretti e pregevolmente litografate; l?importante collezione è introdotta da un frontespizio inquadrato in cornice floreale (sempre a doppia pag.). "Edizione originale", molto rara trovarla completa. ?Antonmarchi served as personal physician to Napoleon at St. Helena and achieved a certain editorial notoriety as the editor of Paolo Mascagni?s posthumous "Prodromo della grande anatomia". Upon termination of his obligations with Mascagni?s heirs, he seems to have considered the rights his own and republished the plates in the present edition, with some modifications, under his own name - without denying their provenance. He nevertheless failed to cite Mascagni on the title page and this was poorly received by the medical community. The work was conceived so that the entire human body might be represented (in life size) by joining three of the plates together. This may be achieved a number of times to depict the complete skeleton, the blood vessels, the muscles (front and back) and the viscera. Further detailed plates are dedicated to the brain, the heart, the lymphatic system, etc.?. Cfr. Choulant ?History and bibliography of anatomic illustration?, pp. 319 - 320 che cita erroneam. 45 + 45 tavv. - Hirsch,I, p. 154 - 55 con 83 tavv. come il ns. esemplare. Il vol. di testo: occhietto restaur. per strappi, alone al marg. super., fiorit. o arross. interc. nel t. - Le tavv.: prime 12 con alone al marg. inf., altre 20 ca. più o meno fiorite, ma certam. un buon esemplare.

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        "Journal of a horticultural tour through some parts of Flanders, Holland, and the north of France, in the autumn of 1817 by a deputation of the Caledonian Horticultural Society "

      Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute. 1823. "First edition, 8vo, pp. [iii]-xiv, 574, [2]; 7 engraved plates (2 folding); bound without the half-title in contemporary half polished tan calf, black morocco label on gilt-decorated spine; upper joint tender, else very good. Neill writes in his Preface that the journey, on which he was accompanied by John Hay and J. MacDonald, was undertaken to ""take notice of any new or uncommon varieties of fruits and culinary vegetables, which it might be desirable to introduce into Scotland; and to establish a correspondence with some of the principal amateur cultivators and professional nurserymen."" Neill (1776-1851) became head of a large printing firm but during the last thirty years of his life took little active part in its management. He was an active botanist and horticulturist, and was the first secretary of both the Caledonian Horticultural Society and the Wernerian Natural History Society. He was the author of a number of books and articles on horticultural subjects, and the gardens at his residence were always open to visitors."

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        Illustrations to Popular Songs

      1823. “True Sportsmen are We for the Game Once in View”ALKEN, Henry. Illustrations to Popular Songs. London: Published by Thomas M'Lean, 1822.First edition, first issue. Oblong folio (9 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches; 235 x 347 mm.). [1] leaf (Address). Forty-two (of forty-three) hand-colored etched plates (including added pictorial title). All plates dated 1822. Each plate contains two to six comical scenes, including several hunting or sporting scenes, illustrating titles of popular songs.Bound without the letterpress-title and the plate "No more I'll court the town bred fair &c"Full contemporary russia, covers decoratively stamped in blind and gilt, front cover letters in gilt, spine with title stamped in blind, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Board edges a little rubbed. A very good copy.“First issued in 1822, reissued in 1823, 1825, 1826, 1831” (Tooley)."'Swans sing before they die --- 'twere no bad thing"'Should some folks die before they sing.'"So whispered a friend to Mr. Alken, when they were once compelled to hear the discordant notes of a volunteer at a convivial party. 'I wish it were so,' said the Artist, 'but the words of the Song furnish a good subject for a Sketch,' and he soon presented his friend with the Illustration of 'Begone Dull Care,' this was much approved of, and became the first 'Symptom' of the 'Illustrations of Popular Songs,' a Work intended to furnish the Amateur of the Fine Arts, and of Singing, with characteristic representations of his favourite subjects, that he may have the pleasure of beholding the Poet's fancy, embodied by the glowing warmth of the Artist's fertile imagination." (Introduction).Schwerdt IV, p. 4 (1823 issue). Tooley 37. Not in Abbey.

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        ETUDES RELATIVES A L'ART DES CONSTRUCTIONS. Recueillies par L. Bruyère, Inspecteur Général des ponts et chaussées.... et ancien Directeur des travaux de Paris.

      chez Bance Ainé 1823-1828 In folio gr. (mm. 530x345), 2 voll. in 1, mz. pelle coeva, filetti e tit. oro al dorso, pp. compless. di testo 146 (osservazioni preliminari e descrizione delle tavole), con 184 interessanti tavv. inc. in rame f.t. di cui 13 sono pregevoli antiporte ?a contorno?. L?opera è suddivisa in 12 fascicoli che trattano: 1° ?Ponts en pierre? con 16 tavv. - 2° ?Greniers publics et Halles aux Grains? con 15 tavv. - 3° ?Ponts en fer? con 16 tavv. - 4° ?Foires et Marchés? con 13 tavv. - 5° ?Navigation? con 15 tavv. - 6° ?Abattoirs et Boucheries? con 12 tavv. - 7° ?Portes d?écluse, Combles, Cintres, Ponts en bois et autres constructions? con 14 tavv. - 8° ?Maisons de ville et de campagne? con 14 tavv. - 9° ?Des Tuiles antiques et modernes? con 14 tavv. - 10° ?Esquisse d?une petite Ville maritime et Essai sur les Lazarets? con 12 tavv. - 11° ? Projets de diverses constructions indiquées sur le plan du village de ***? con 15 tavv. - 12° ?Mélanges? con 15 tavv. Cfr. Brunet,I,1309 - Graesse,I,558. Con fiorit. e uniformi arross. soprattutto nel testo, ma complessivam. un discreto esemplare. Raro trovarlo completo.

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        Ansicht von Trier, von der neuen Brücke.

      1823 - Lithographie von Chr. Hawich, 1823. Ca. 20 x 42 cm. Winkler, Frühzeit der deutschen Lithographie, Nr. 307 (2). Pittoreske Ansicht der Stadt Trier von der Napoleonsbrücke bei Pallien aus gesehen. Die Stadt wird umgeben von Hügeln. Im Zentrum sind der Dom und die Liebfrauenkirche dargestellt. Auf der Mosel befinden sich zahlreiche Schiffe. Am anderen Moselufer sind Reiter und Spaziergänger dargestellt. Aus Trier's Alterthümer und Umgebungen in 22 pittoresken Ansichten aufgenommen von Hahvich Sohn. Steindruck von J. Susenbeth in Frankfurt am Main. Trier, Lintz 1823.

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        Sämmtliche Werke (18 Bände in 9).,

      Leipzig, Göschen, 1823 - 1823 - 1830. Vollständige Ausgabe 18 Marmorierte Pappbände mit Lederrücken in 9, Einbände etwas abgegriffen und an den Ecken und Kanten leicht bestoßen. Etwas angestaubt im Schnitt, jedoch insgesamt ordentlich. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2350 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        New Ideas on Population: With Remarks on the Theories of Malthus and Godwin

      Boston: Oliver Everett. 1823. First. First edition. Original cloth and paper covered boards with printed title label. A crack on the front board, an old label and stamps from a financial library, else a very good copy. An important American response to Malthus and Godwin. At the time of publication Alexander Hall Everett was the American charge d'affaires to The Hague. .

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        Illustrations to Popular Songs

      1823. ?"True Sportsmen are We for the Game Once in View?"ALKEN, Henry. Illustrations to Popular Songs. London: Published by Thomas M'Lean, 1822.First edition, first issue. Oblong folio (9 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches; 235 x 347 mm.). [1] leaf (Address). Forty-two (of forty-three) hand-colored etched plates (including added pictorial title). All plates dated 1822. Each plate contains two to six comical scenes, including several hunting or sporting scenes, illustrating titles of popular songs.Bound without the letterpress-title and the plate "No more I'll court the town bred fair &c"Full contemporary russia, covers decoratively stamped in blind and gilt, front cover letters in gilt, spine with title stamped in blind, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Board edges a little rubbed. A very good copy.?"First issued in 1822, reissued in 1823, 1825, 1826, 1831?" (Tooley)."'Swans sing before they die --- 'twere no bad thing"'Should some folks die before they sing.'"So whispered a friend to Mr. Alken, when they were once compelled to hear the discordant notes of a volunteer at a convivial party. 'I wish it were so,' said the Artist, 'but the words of the Song furnish a good subject for a Sketch,' and he soon presented his friend with the Illustration of 'Begone Dull Care,' this was much approved of, and became the first 'Symptom' of the 'Illustrations of Popular Songs,' a Work intended to furnish the Amateur of the Fine Arts, and of Singing, with characteristic representations of his favourite subjects, that he may have the pleasure of beholding the Poet's fancy, embodied by the glowing warmth of the Artist's fertile imagination." (Introduction).Schwerdt IV, p. 4 (1823 issue). Tooley 37. Not in Abbey.

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        Afbeeldingen Van De Kleedingen, Zeden En Gewoonten in De Noordelijke Provincien Van Het Koningrijk Der Nederlanden / Tableaux De Habillemens Moeurs et Coutumes Dans Les Provinces Septentrionales Du Ooyaume Des Pays-bas (Costumes of the Dutch Netherlands)

      E. Maaskamp, Amsterdam 1823 - Original hardcover binding with all 25 plates present (The frontispiece and 24 other number plates). Book is held together with a wrap to help preserve the binding. Original hand color by Jan Willem Pieneman. All plates are dated 1811 with the address of the London printer Colnaghi & Co underneath the address of Maaskamp except the following: Plate 1 which is dated 1811 with only the address of Maaskamp; Plates 21-24 are undated and only have the Maaskamp address. Laking the description of plate #24. Overall in FAIR condition and with all PLATES present. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tour over the Alps and in Italy. By Albert Montemont. Translated from the French.

      London, Printed (by G. Sydney, Printer), for Sir Richard Phillips and co., 1823,. in-8°, engraved frontispice with 2 views (xerox) + 1 ll. (titlepage) + 78 p., non rogne, marbled paper covers.. This english edition is quite rare. The orig. frontispice which shows a view of the Boromeo Islands and The Mont-Blanc both on one plate engraved by W. Read. is often failing. Description of a tour over the Alps and through northern Italy in a series of letters to a friend starting from Geneva through Dijon, Dole, Poligny and the mountains of the Jura to Chamouny, Sallanches, Bonneville, Cluses, Mont-Blanc its glaciers and avalanches, Grand-Saint-Bernard, through the Valais, the Simplon, Boromeo islands, Turin, upto Grenoble.La traduction anglaise contient 16 lettres dont celles concernant Grand-St-Bernard, Italie du Nord, Chamouny et le Mont-Blanc. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret n° 3075; Helveticat -..

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        Iconographia botanica seu Plantae criticae. Kupfersammlung kritischer Gewächse oder Abbildungen seltener und weniger genau bekannter Gewächse des In- und Auslandes, als Kupfersammlung und Supplement, vorzüglich zu den Werken von Willdenow, Schkuhr, Persoon, Römer und Schultes.

      - Leipzig, F. Hofmeister, 1823-1828. Volumes 1-6 (of 10). 4to (242 x 182mm). With 600 fine engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettered labels on spines. A fine uniformly bound copy of the first 6 volumes of this important floristic work. Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig Reichenbach (1793-1879) was a well known German botanist and ornithologist and a prolific author and able botanical artist and most of the plates are by him. This beautifully produced work was issued with plain and handcoloured plates; only a very few copies were published in coloured state. Text both in Latin and German.Provenance: Stamp of M. Mücke 13. Okt. 1906 on Latin title-page.Nissen BBI, 1602; Stafleu & Cowan 8876; Johnston 870. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA PENTECOSTE Inno.

      Milano, Vincenzo Ferrario, 1823. In-16 gr. (mm. 195x124), bross. muta coeva, pp. 16. La plaquette è così composta: occhietto, frontespizio, a p. (5) comincia l?'inno che finisce a p. 14; la p. (15) porta la scritta a stampa ?"Il presente opuscolo è posto sotto la salvaguardia delle leggi?". "Seconda edizione" del quinto degli "Inni Sacri". La prima, introvabile ediz., è del 1822, sempre stampata dal Ferrario, in 50 copie non venali, (cfr. Parenti "Rarità bibliogr. '800",I, p. 187-188). L?'ediz del 1823, come precisa Firpo in ?"La Pentecoste dal primo abbozzo all?'ediz. definitiva?" (Utet, 1962), p. 106: ?"venne ristampata dallo stesso Ferrario in 500 copie, colla traduzione latina di Fedele Sopransi.. Le divergenze della ristampa del 1823, se si esclude un minuscolo ritocco ortografico, si limitano a sole cinque piccole varianti rispetto al testo dell?'autografo Citterio.. fra cui (strofa 3, 2° verso) ?"la diva spoglia?" corretta in ?"la diva salma?". La ns. edizione - molto rara e per niente conosciuta - contiene il solo inno (con le stesse 6 varianti), non seguito dalla versione latina. Fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato.

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        Rosacearum Monographia

      Vindobenae: Heubner, 1823. 12mo. 4 volumes 86, 136; xxvi, 234, 16; xvi, 171; xxiii, 163 pages. Half-calf with marbled boards. Each volume had a bookplate and ownership stamp on title page that has been removed or obscured. Otherwise in excellent, clean and tight condition.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        The Plays of . . accurately printed from the text of the corrected copies left by the late George Steevens, Esq., and Edmond Malone, Esq. with Mr. Malone's various readings; a selection of explanatory and historical notes, from the most eminent commentators; a History of the Stage, and a Life of Shakespeare; by Alexander Chalmers

      London: Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington; T. Egerton ., 1823 - New edition. 8 vols., 8vo. With Chandos frontispiece portrait engraved by Fry, plates. Contemporary half green straight grained morocco and boards. Contemporary gift inscription at head of title pages. Some rubbing at heads of vols. 4,6,7, and at foot of vol. 1, some minor foxing. Very good. Jaggard p. 515 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Poetical Works. 10 Vol.,

      Edinburgh, Achibald Constable & Co.; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, J. Murray and Hurst, Robinson & Co., 1823 - Mit Stahlstichen-Portrait, 10 Stahlstichen-Titel mit Vignetten u. 11 Stahlstichen-Tafeln. Rubinrot langgenarbt Maroquin der Zeit mit Rücken- sowie Deckel-, Steh-, u. Innenkantenvergoldung, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Minimal gebräunt u. stockfleckig, die dekorativen Einbände gering berieben, insgesamt sehr schöne u. dekorative Exemplare. - Near-contemporary red full calf, spines in compartments with tooling in gilt. Engraved portrait frontispiece to the first volume, and a vignette title page to each volume. Attractive library set in very good condition. A handsomely bound set of Walter Scott`s poetical works, printed in Edinburgh during Scott`s lifetime. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 4550

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        Le Maitre D'Hotel Français

      Paris: Firmin Didot, 1823. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Contemporary acid calf, rubbed with surface scrapes, tail of spine damaged on volume 1. The second state of the first edition (the first is dated 1822), the second edition was 1842. 25 folding menus, a number creased and misfolded; 2 damaged (torn off at the folds) plates of table settings in volume 1, 4 plates plus the frontis in volume 2, the three large folding plates of settings at the rear soiled a bit. Lacking the plates of the grand buffet. Scattered mostly mild foxing to the text and the plates, a few other minor marks and an ink spot in the lower margin, but clean otherwise. Engraved extra title in volume 1 and the declaration signed by Carême. iv, 348pp; 282pp, + errata. Cagle 122, Oberele 187, Vicaire 145, Bitting 75. Despite his reputation for opulence, it was Carême's contention that the revolution had simplified and improved French cuisine, forcing cooks to rely more on skill rather than simply leaning on expensive and lavish ingredients. He lays out this contention in the preface where he puts down the notion that 17th and 18th century cuisine was superior to the 19th and articulates his enlightenment vision of an improving and adapting French cuisine ever perfecting but never perfect. The 25 folding menus are for all seasons of the year and various time periods. Legend has it that Talleyrand had Carême create a year of menus using only seasonal produce as a condition of his employment. Size: 8vo. 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Signed by Author. Inventory No: CAT000191.

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        Some Account of the Public Life of theLate Lieutenant General Sir George Prevost, Bart. Particularly of HisServices in the Canadas; including A Reply to the Strictures on hisMilitary Character, contained in an article in the Quarterly Review forOctober, 1822

      London. Printed for T. Cadell. 1823. 8vo. 21.2cm,first edition, [i],197,99p., complete with half-title, in quarter calfrebacked, blind-ruled raised bands, leather label, gilt titles, originalmarbled boards, gilt crest on the boards, a fine copy, rare. (cgc) T.P.L. 1075. Lande 806. Gagnon I-2805. Dionne II-1005. Sabin 65414. Storyp661. Howes B-747. Smith 466. Prevost was personally responsible for twohumiliations: the with-drawl under fire after a naval victory atSackett's Harbour and a similar retreat at Plattsburg where the Canadiannaval flotilla was defeated on 11 Sept. 1814. He was summoned to Englandin 1815. On arrival there he found that his conduct had been condemnedby a naval court. He demanded a court martial but died on 5 Jan. 1816,a week before the date set for the trial. His family tried for many yearsto obtain a hearing, feeling sure that his memory could be vindicated,but their requests met with refusal. The work presents evidence to refutecharges made against him and includes extensive documentation. The workis attributed to E.B. Brenton, Prevost's Canadian secretary.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

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        Iconographia Botanica seu Plantae criticae. Icones Plantarum Rariorum et minus rite cognitarum, florae europaeae..../ Kupfersammlung kritischer Gewächse oder Abbildungen seltener und weniger genau bekannter Gewächse der Flora Europa's, als Kupfersammlung und Supplement, vorzüglich zu den Werken von Willdenow, Schkuhr, Persoon, Römer und Schultes, gezeichnet und nebst kurzer Erläuterung herausgegeben.

      Leipzig, F. Hofmeister, 1823-1832. 10 volumes, bound in 5. 4to (245 x 190mm). With 997 (of 1000) fine engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, marbled sides (a bit worn). A few volumes have the Latin title or the German one only, volume I lacks one leaf of introduction. The following 3 plates are lacking: 400, 600, and 800. Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig Reichenbach (1793-1879) was a well known German botanist and ornithologist and a prolific author and able botanical artist. 564 of the plates are after drawings by Reichenbach, 192 by Reichenbach and Hummitsch, 243 by Hummitsch and a small number by other artists. This beautifully produced work was issued with plain and handcoloured plates; only a very few copies were published in coloured state. A floristic work of great rarity. Text both in Latin and German. Apart from the slightly rubbed bindings a very clean and fine set.//Nissen BBI, 1602; Stafleu & Cowan 8876; Johnston 870.

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